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MikeODay

Flame and Horsehead nebulae near Alnitak in Orion ( re-processed )

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Flame and Horsehead Nebula near Alnitak in Orion - by Mike O'Day ( https://500px.com/mikeoday )

Orion's Belt - centered on "Alnitak", a 1.7 magnitute triple star at one end of the belt.

Includes the Flame Nebula (NGC2024) and IC434 which contains the Horsehead Nebula.

Links:

500px.com/mikeoday

photo.net/photos/MikeODay

Details:

Skywatcher Quattro 10" f4 Newtonian.

Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount

Orion 80mm f5 guide scope and auto guider - PHD2.

Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector, UHC-S 'nebula' filter.

Nikon D5300 (unmodified).

Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90.

UHC-S - 19 x 2min ISO400 (12bit NEF, Long Exp. NR on).

taken 5 October 14

reprocessed with Pixinsight and Photoshop 6 Sept 15

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WOW mate fantastic image ,stunning detail,it has everything thats pleasing to the eye. thanks for sharing  charl

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